helen Taranaki's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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Looking weedy good!

helen Taranaki is talking about growing Broccoli, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Pumpkin, Spinach, Sweetcorn, Tomato from Taranaki

I thought I would pop back in to post an update of my garden. I haven't been particularly active posting over the last couple months myself, but have enjoyed reading and learning from others. 

The weather here has been rea...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:12pm on 4th December 2018

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First broccoli harvest ever!

helen Taranaki is talking about growing Broccoli, Pumpkin, Sweetcorn from Taranaki

We were thrilled to enjoy our first head of broccoli tonight with dinner! It was planted as seedlings in July. Such a satisfying feeling. I'm not actually the biggest broccoli fan but it definitely tastes better knowing you have done the hard y...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:10pm on 26th October 2018

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Grow you little beauties!

helen Taranaki is talking about growing Broccoli, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Tomato from Taranaki

It's amazing to see my garden flourishing with the warmer temperatures! I keep finding myself nipping out to the vege patch to see how everything is doing, training the peas up the frames is my favorite thing currently. Very addictive, those bu...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:10pm on 23rd October 2018

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Garden update - mixed success and motivation lull

helen Taranaki is talking about growing Carrot, Peas, Spring Onion, Sweetcorn from Taranaki

Due to a sick toddler and baby, the garden was low on the priority list for a couple of weeks last month and unfortunately my red onion seedlings didn't receive enough tlc and gave up. My second attempt at spring onions, from seed tape, has als...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 2nd October 2018

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Sunshine and peas

helen Taranaki is talking about growing Peas from Taranaki

Today turned out to be a beautiful afternoon, still a very fresh breeze blowing. Much improved weather from the last week tho! 

I purchased some sugar snap pea seedlings when last in town, as only 2 of mine sowed a few weeks ago ha...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 9th September 2018

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